Package development tools

Registered by James Westby on 2010-10-19

Improved tools for working with packages, especially on ARM (cross-building etc.)

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
James Westby
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Guilherme Salgado
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
None
Definition:
Drafting
Series goal:
Accepted for 11.05
Implementation:
Deferred
Milestone target:
None

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Sprints

Whiteboard

Drafting; investigating how to teach sbuild to use xdeb for cross builds.

work items for ubuntu-11.05:
implement fetching of source packages: POSTPONED
implement creation of source (i.e. golden) chroots: POSTPONED
implement setup command: POSTPONED
implement package upload: POSTPONED
implement subcommand framework (i.e. fix commandant): POSTPONED
implement help command: POSTPONED
write user documentation: POSTPONED
teach sbuild to use xdeb for non-native builds: POSTPONED
use the new sbuild to do cross builds: POSTPONED

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Work Items

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